Achieving Educational Standards Using the Big6, 1st Edition

  • Janet R. Murray
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  • ISBN-10: 158683357X
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833572
  • DDC: 379.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 180 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Now a book that applies the widely-used Big6 skills to meet state and national standards. Written by Janet Murray, a knowledgeable educator and practitioner, this guide provides educators with detailed tools and examples to design research projects focused on achieving standards. This book describes the development of standards, identifies their common elements, and provides sample activities, lesson plans, and unit plans targeted to specific content areas. Follow this standards-based Big6 instruction to make learning meaningful for all students whether they are gifted, at-risk, or somewhere in between. This new book is a well-researched, practical addition to the stellar line of Linworth Big6 books.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
1: Teach the Big6 Skills to Achieve Educational Standards.
2: Teaching with National Content Standards.
3: Developing Information and Communication Technology Literacy.
4: Teaching with the Big6 Skills.
5: Achieving Standards Using Task Definition Skills.
6: Achieving Standards Using Information Seeking Strategies.
7: Achieving Standards Using Location and Access Skills.
8: Achieving Standards Using Use of Information Skills.
9: Achieving Standards Using Synthesis Skills.
10: Achieving Standards Using Evaluation Skills.
11: Assemble the Pieces: Design Unit Plans to Achieve Educational Standards.
12: Introduction: Big6 Instructional Unit Design.
13: Primary Unit Plans.
14: Upper Elementary Unit Plans.
15: Middle School Unit Plans.
16: High School Unit Plans.
AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.
The ISTE® National Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for Students.
List of National and State Standards.